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Quotes for: solitude

Quotes for: solitude

Miss one person and the world seems empty.
Alphonse de Lamartine  

Miss one person and the world seems empty.

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A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.
Arthur Schopenhauer  

The wise man sometimes flees from society from fear of being bored.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères  

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
Henry David Thoreau  

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères  

Art is a means of stirring the greatest number of people by offering them a privileged picture of common joys and sufferings. It obliges the artist not to keep himself apart; it subjects him to the most humble and the most universal truth.
Albert Camus - Speech at the Nobel Banquet, December 10, 1957  

A man left alone in the universe would have no rights whatever, but he would have obligations.
Simone Weil  

I had three chairs in my house one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
Henry David Thoreau

I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau

One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All man's misfortune consists in this one thing, his inability to remain quietly in one room.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées  

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